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Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: “Staying Clear of Electromagnetic Fields.”

By Alice Inoue Is your cellphone charging nearby when you sleep?  Is your electrical or digital clock close to your bed?  Is the location of your bedroom near your wireless router, or is your computer in your bedroom and on 24/7? If so, no matter how optimally your bed and furniture are placed, or how […]

Alice Inoue Clearing Out The Closet

By Alice Inoue Each area of your home correlates to an area of your life:  Your kitchen represents how your family is nurtured.  Your bedroom represents your ability to renew and refresh your life.  Your garage represents your independence and mobility, and your bathroom represents your ability to deal with change and transitions. Can you […]

Change Is Gonna Do Your Home Good

By Alice Inoue When people ask me what feng shui is, I usually tell them it is consciously creating an environment that energetically supports rather than drains the individual. These days we give energy to so much in our lives (work, family, pets, worries, friends in distress, etc.) that it makes sense to invest some […]

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series; Feng Shui Flow

by Alice Inoue Feng shui, a word that still has people guessing as to the correct pronunciation, has practically become a household word.  What is it?  It is simply a body of knowledge that can be used as a tool to “manage” the energies of your environment.  By consciously placing yourself within your environment to […]

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: Entrance Your Entrance

By Alice Inoue When is the last time you took a good objective look at your entrance?  In feng shui, the entrance is a vital key to bringing positive energy flow into your home.  The entrance is considered the “mouth” of the property from which life force enters allowing those living in the home to […]

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: Color Me Beautiful

By Alice Inoue Imagine how you would feel walking into a stark white room versus the same room with walls painted with an enveloping comforting earth tone such as golden bisque.  You would feel very different in each of those two rooms, wouldn’t you? Color has the power to change the entire energy of an […]

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: Tuning in to Bedroom and Balance

By Alice Inoue I see televisions in the bedrooms of about eighty percent of the homes I visit.  Odds are you have one in your bedroom as well.  During a feng shui consultation, many of my clients sheepishly say, “I know that I’m not supposed to have a television in the bedroom…” Many people are […]

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: Love It Or Lose It

By Alice Inoue Take a good look around your home. Do you see things you love and cherish, or things that are just there “because”? I often see items on display in homes that I’m curious about, and when I ask the occupant to tell me about them, a common response is, “Oh, my mother-in-law […]

Holistic Maven Alice Inoue Feng Shui Series: Turning Over a New Leaf

By Alice Inoue Plants are always used to create a feng shui positive environment because they not only add vibrancy, oxygen and life force, they symbolize growth and support us energetically.  Much of feng shui is about creating an environment that gives us energy versus one that drains us of our energy and life force. […]